Ryan Eras

 

Defending Historic Freedoms in Scotland

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras and Tim Dieppe

March 31, 2021

Tim Dieppe is Ezra Institute Fellow for Public Policy and Head of Public Policy at Christian Concern. He joins us to discuss the recent landmark victory for freedom of the church in Scotland and the historic relationship of church and state.

 

What does Biblical Law Teach Us?

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Burnside and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 24, 2021

Ezra Institute Fellow Jonathan Burnside introduces the obvious political implications of the Bible. As a holy nation and a nation of priests, Israel was meant to stand before God in regard to all the nations of the world. By embodying and holding forth the gift of Torah, they were to be a light to all the nations.

 

What is Theonomy?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 17, 2021 | Hebrews 

All law requires an agreed-upon standard of authority; to speak of theonomy is to speak literally of ‘God’s law.’ But how has that law been applied in different societies throughout history? And how, if at all, does the law of God apply to contemporary society?

 

Apologetics, Politics and Sphere Sovereignty

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 10, 2021

Apologetics includes a defense of the Christian philosophy of life. Michael Thiessen of the Liberty Coalition Canada joins us to discuss an apologetic for the limits on the authority of the state and the ultimate authority of the kingdom of God that only a Christian worldview can account for.

 

Applying Apologetics to Culture

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 3, 2021

As Western culture has shifted away from a broadly Christian consensus on basic beliefs of human identity, life, sexuality, history and more, Christian apologetics – the work of defending the Christian philosophy of life – will look different than it did in previous generations.

 

Christian Art and Christian Artists

by Joe Boot and John Cooper and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 24, 2021

This week’s podcast features special guest John Cooper of the rock band Skillet. We talk about the Christian music industry, pursuing art to the glory of God, and guarding against the temptation to self-idolatry as a Christian artist.

 

Why Worldview Matters

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 17, 2021 | 1 Peter 

What does it mean to speak of a worldview, and why does it matter for the way that we live? Joe Boot explains the role that worldview plays in our lives, and its importance for the the work of apologetics.

 

Globalism and the Christian Worldview

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 10, 2021 | Revelation Revelation 5:10

Joe Boot explains the origin and meaning of globalism, as contrasted with globalization, nationalism, and the Kingdom of God. We consider the biblical perspective on the role of national boundaries.

 

Truth is Difficult to Control

by James White and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 3, 2021

When a people’s commitment to truth breaks down, they become humiliated. A humiliated, emasculated people is easier to control. Christians have an opportunity and a responsibility to speak the truth effectively to people who have been robbed of their humanity by secularism.

 

The Doctrine of Freedom

by James White and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

January 27, 2021

James White joins this week’s episode to talk about the historic development of the doctrine of the church’s freedom and the limits on civil governments.

 

Life in All its Fullness

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

January 20, 2021

All religions and worldviews have a doctrine of life. The biblical understanding of abundant life is one that encompasses much more than non-death, but extends to the spiritual, social, and all other realms.

 

Dominion and the Kingdom of God

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

January 13, 2021

Man’s relationship with God determines the course of all the rest of creation. Because we have exercised dominion in a sinful way, creation groans under the curse of sin. In the kingdom of God, man is restored to his proper dominion mandate.